Crafting a living will is an essential aspect of ensuring you have the power of direction in the event you contract an incurable illness or disease or sustain a life-threatening injury. In many cases, life-prolonging tools such as feeding tubes are strongly recommended, though through a living will you can let it be known you do not want to undergo such procedures.
Like a regular will, a living will must be legally written instructions that are in accordance with provincial and federal law. In other words, simply writing a note with instructions will not result in having your wishes carried out.
Another significant aspect of a living will is creating Funeral Planning Declarations, which is a legally binding document outlining how a person wishes his or her body to be handled after the time of death. It also outlines the specific funeral services as well as which individual has the legal authority to carry out your requests.
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